Most widely held works by Valentina Cervi
Miracle at St. Anna ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point.
Jane Eyre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 794 libraries worldwide
When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever.
Artemisia ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Artemisia Gentileschi is forbidden to fully pursue her own passion of painting. She convinces a renowned artist to tutor her. He not only liberates her into the world of art but initiates her into the world of sex and love.
James Dean ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and German and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Based on actual events and persons who lived and worked around James Dean. During his all-too-short career (three starring roles in two years), James helped to radically redefine the way teenagers were portrayed onscreen, and the expressive naturalism of his performances did more to establish the "method" school of acting in the public mind. Looks at the star's short but troubled life, his years of struggle before his sudden rise to fame, and the car crash that took his life at the age of 24.
Figli di Annibale Children of Hannibal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"A bungling bank robber, an uncooperative hostage with a secret, a gay policeman and a situation which goes rapidly from bad to worse are the ingredients of this often hilarious and unpredictable caper flick"--Container.
The Tulse Luper suitcases a life history in 16 episodes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"Chronicles Luper's life from his birth in the early twentieth century until his death in the 1990s, through his collection of 92 suitcases which illustrate his life as a naturalist, lover, artist, voyeur and professional prisoner"--Container.
Provincia meccanica ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"A mentally unstable woman loses her daughter's custody to her mother. Things get even more complicated when her husband has a car accident and befriends a Czech mechanic, bringing the man into their dysfunctional home." -- IMDb.
Il resto della notte ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"Silvana, the depressed wife of a provincial industrialist, convinces herself that Marie, their young Romanian maid, is stealing from her. With no proof and against her husband's wishes, Silvana fires Marie without notice. After desperately wandering around, Maria goes to live with her former boyfriend, Ionut, who has just been released from prison. While co-habitating together, their long-extinguished passion reignites"--Yahoo Movies.
Rien sur Robert ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This comedy is about a man haunted by his experiences. Didier Temple is a journalist who writes an article about a Bosnian film he had never seen, calling it "pure fascist propoganda". Following an argument with his girlfriend, Didier's life falls aprt. He is convinced he is being followed by a dark haired man. He thinks everyone is looking at him, just waiting to insult him. He fights with his family. At a dinner party, Didier is introduced to his shadow, Jerome Sauveur, who could be his double except that he's more handsome and writes better. All the ghosts of his life keep haunting him, and he finally winds up at the foot of Mont Blanc in rather unpleasant circumstances.
Rien sur Robert by Pascal Bonitzer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"y a quelque chose qui cloche dans la vie de Didier. D'abord un article, écrit un peu légèrement sur un film qu'il n'a pas vu, a terni sa réputation. Ensuite Juliette, sa fiancée, connaît l'extase avec un réalisateur de télévision, tout en jurant à Didier n'aimer que lui. Enfin sa rencontre avec l'étrange, ténébreuse mais irrésistible Aurélie, qui achève de brouiller ses repères...
Rien sur Robert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This comedy is about a man haunted by his experiences. Didier Temple is a journalist who writes an article about a Bosnian film he had never seen, calling it "pure fascist propoganda". Following an argument with his girlfriend, Didier's life falls apart. He is convinced he is being followed by a dark haired man. He thinks everyone is looking at him, just waiting to insult him. He fights with his family. At a dinner party, Didier is introduced to his shadow, Jerome Sauveur, who could be his double except that he's more handsome and writes better. Didier also encounters a strange young girl, Aurelie, but Juliette soon comes back. All the ghosts of his life keep haunting him, and he finally winds up at the foot of Mont Blanc in rather unpleasant circumstances.
Artemisia Artemesia - Schule der Sinnlichkeit ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Fine pena mai paradiso perduto ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Antonio Perrone, a young university student, becomes a mafia boss in 1980s Italy.
La via degli angeli ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This movie, set in the 30's in Italy, details the lives of the people living in a rural area, getting ready for a big dance. -- IMDb.
Artemisia by Agnès Merlet ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Undetermined and French and held by 1 library worldwide
Artemisia : her forbidden passion changed the face of history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Lern- und Studienjahre der Malerin Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - 1653), die sich als eine der wenigen Frauen ihrer Epoche in der Kunst etablieren konnte und Gemälde schuf, die wegen ihrer naturalistischen Darstellung von Gewalt bekannt sind. Im Mittelpunkt steht ein Vergewaltigungsprozess, der von ihrem Vater gegen ihren Lehrmeister und Liebhaber, den Florentiner Landschaftsmaler Agostino Tassi, angestrebt wurde. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films).
Artemisia <France, 1997> by Agnès Merlet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Italie 1610. A la sortie du couvent, et en dépit des lois morales de l'époque, la jeune Artemisia est déterminée à exercer la passion pour la peinture que son père lui a transmis.
Artemisia (1998) by Agnès Merlet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Ein Mann in Nöten ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
Sansa - Durch die weite Welt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
Action and adventure films Atrocities Bank robberies Biographical films Boys Caper films Comedy films Crime films Dean, James,--1931-1955 Drama England Eyre, Jane (Fictitious character) Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Foreign films France Gay police officers Gentileschi, Artemisia,--1593-1652 or 3 Gentileschi, Orazio,--1563-1638? Governesses Historical films Hostages Italy Italy--Florence Italy--Rome Italy--Stazzema Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Military campaigns Motion picture industry Motion pictures, French Motion pictures, Italian Painters Sculpture Soldiers, Black Tassi, Agostino,--ca. 1579-1644 Television plays Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States.--Army.--Infantry Division, 92nd Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Women painters World War (1939-1945) Young women
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